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The Melting Pot

1220 19th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2405
+1 202-857-0777
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
26 Aug 2017
“Great for long meals with groups”
30 May 2017
“Nice atmosphere and dinner idea”
Restaurant Hours
American, Swiss, European
$$ - $$$
1220 19th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2405
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a fun place. Its kind of expensive, but you can sit with large groups for a long time and have a great time. Ultimately, it's fondue and charging this much for food you make yourself at the table is pretty crazy, but the...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I really liked the little booths everyone was sitting in, you basically were sitting for yourself. We had the 4 course dinner and while the food overall was good but nothing special, the concept and the friendly service really saves it all. We had a...More

Thank bens9
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I cannot emphasize strongly enough how terrible this place was. i went for my birthday (which I mentioned when making the reservation). we were seated by kitchen, with all kinds of smells. ordered chinese fondue, got oil burns, fondue fork burning hot, sauces were disgusting,...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Tired and in search of a good salad or entree for dinner, we walked the short distance from our hotel and read the menu in the window of The Melting Pot. After deciding it was possible to order both salad as well as an entree...More

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Took a cab to this place but wasn't able to locate it. Called and the phone says disconnected. Next time will call first..

Thank Fred N
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Didn't know what to expect, this restaurant ambiance was sexy, romantic and just different will be back really soon .....I loved the concept! I want to purchase my own fondue:-).... This is also a awesome spot for a first date!

Thank Melvina L
Reviewed 19 September 2015

The ambiance and the quality of fondus were really good, presentation was great! service team were friendly and nice. The concept is well composed. Thanks for everything.

Thank deceaydin
Reviewed 3 September 2013

This is a pretty average theme restaurant. It's a Fondue place that seems overpriced for what you get. I was here with friends back in January. The food and service was average, not much else to say.

Thank Timothy E
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Wow! That's the reaction our entire family had while dining at the Melting Pot. From the very first bite, we were MORE than impressed. We were simply in love! We ordered two of the "Big Night Out - Four Course Meals" which cost around $45...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 21 July 2013

We made early reservations on a Wednesday, and there was hardly anyone there. We were pleased with the service. The wait staff patiently explained all of the different options. The meal was paced nicely. The food and atmosphere were relaxing. We had fun fondueing our...More

Thank Geminipen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
American, Swiss, European
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 19th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2405
    (Between M and N Streets)
  • Public Transportation: To travel to our restaurant on the Metro, take the red line to Dupont Circle and exit the South side. We are a block and a half down 19th Street on the right hand side.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-857-0777
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